Posts by Christina Smethurst - Page 3

Our weapon to stop oil tankers: the fax machine

Should the NEB let Enbridge’s permits expire? It’s your call…I mean…fax Have you sent anyone a fax lately? Me neither, but we’re all going to learn how. That’s because ...

Don’t mess with a mama bear

How a year on mat leave got me into fighting shape to take on Big Oil It’s been 365 days since I sat in my chair as a communications ...

What do you do to prevent more oil spills?

One week ago Vancouver residents woke up to the news that a grain freighter at anchor had leaked bunker fuel into English Bay. No reason to panic, right? Conditions ...

Jumping into action

Born and raised on the west coast of B.C., Jordan Soet has spent his whole life exploring his home province. At an early age, his parents instilled in him ...

Meet Alan Churchill

Alan Churchill doesn’t have a long history when it comes to advocating for the environment. In fact, his lengthy career has included jobs in pretty much everything but – ...

Many hands make for an award win

Being recognized for an achievement with an award is a rare opportunity – one to be celebrated. It can be encouraging, humbling and flattering all wrapped into one tidy ...

Big waves made in a small community

To tanker or not to tanker, that is the question… that will be on a Sooke referendum this coming municipal election. In a unanimous decision made by Sooke council ...